The Hellenic Competition Commission adopts a leniency programme

Background Following the trend of a number of other National Competition Authorities in Europe (The Commission and other 17 Member states operate leniency programmes in the EU, see Authorities in EU Member States which operate a leniency programme) the Hellenic Competition Commission (HCC) adopted its first leniency programme granting immunity from or reduction of fines imposed to undertakings which contribute to the investigation of infringements of the provisions of law 703/1977 on the Control of Monopolies and Oligopolies and the protection of Free Competition (Competition Act) against collusive practices (art. 1§1 of Law 703/1977) or also of article 81(1) EC. The leniency programme was adopted on the basis of an article 9§4 of Law 703/1977' decision. This article was inserted after

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Ioannis Lianos, The Hellenic Competition Commission adopts a leniency programme, 2 March 2006, e-Competitions March 2006, Art. N° 675

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